Alexandra Olgin joined KJZZ as a reporter in 2013.

She is originally from Princeton, N.J., but spent the last four years in college at the University of Missouri. She moved to Phoenix after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in radio-television journalism.

Olgin is the 2013 National Youth Media Award recipient honored at the inaugural Korva Coleman Community Champions Awards Luncheon in February.

While pursuing her degree, she worked at the NPR affiliate, KBIA, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, producer and anchor from 2011-2013. She also worked as a multimedia reporter for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s SciXchange program, which focuses on making science news accessible to the public.

She spent the summer of 2012 interning for Thomson Reuters Brussels News Bureau, primarily covering the European Union. Olgin also worked for the NBC affiliate, KOMU, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, anchor and web editor from 2009-2011.

During the summer of 2011, she interned at Chicago Fox affiliate WFLD with the investigative and special projects unit. She also worked at an online news source called as a staff writer between 2010 and 2011, and as an intern for the Fox Business Network in New York City in 2010.

Olgin enjoys traveling and any kind of outdoor activity.

Title Author Publication Date
Deer Valley Unified School District To Allow Advertising On School Campuses Alexandra Olgin August 14, 2015
Arizona Horse Activists And Feds In Settlement Talks Alexandra Olgin August 12, 2015
Growing Wild Horse Populations Pose Ecological Threat Alexandra Olgin August 11, 2015
Children’s Action Alliance Has Concerns Over New Arizona DCS Plan, Rule Changes Alexandra Olgin August 07, 2015
Preservationists Present Plans To Restore Phoenix WPA Building At Fairgrounds Alexandra Olgin August 07, 2015
Preservationists To Discuss Plans To Save Phoenix WPA Building At Fairgrounds Alexandra Olgin August 06, 2015
Advocates Take Legal Action To Halt Horse Round Up Alexandra Olgin August 05, 2015
Tonto National Forest To Round Up Horses Alexandra Olgin August 04, 2015
Phoenix Residents Take Legal Action About New Flight Paths Alexandra Olgin August 03, 2015
Arizona DCS Releases Plan To Deal With Increasing Caseloads, Staff Turnover Alexandra Olgin July 30, 2015
Critics: Arizona DCS Shifting From Social Work To Law Enforcement Alexandra Olgin July 29, 2015
Bisbee Considers Aid In Dying Resolution Alexandra Olgin July 27, 2015
Glendale, Coyotes Reach Agreement Alexandra Olgin July 23, 2015
USDA Working On Bird Flu Vaccine For Poultry Associated Press July 23, 2015
California Interstate 10 Bridge Set To Reopen Friday Alexandra Olgin July 21, 2015
Arizona Towns Along I-10 Detour Getting A Business Boost Alexandra Olgin July 21, 2015
Activists Urge Arizona Governor To Cancel Private Prison Expansion Alexandra Olgin July 20, 2015
Bernie Sanders Rally Draws Big Crowds In Phoenix Alexandra Olgin July 19, 2015
Black Lives Matter Activists Take Control Of Presidential Town Hall In Phoenix Alexandra Olgin July 18, 2015
As President Talks About Reducing Prison Population, Arizona's Is Expanding Alexandra Olgin July 17, 2015
Arizona Expanding Its Prison System Alexandra Olgin July 17, 2015
Academic Review Finds Abortion Reversal Study Incomplete Alexandra Olgin July 15, 2015
State Treasurers Oppose Ducey's Plan To Fund Education With State Land Trust Alexandra Olgin July 14, 2015
Department Of Corrections Delays Bids For New Medium-Security Beds Alexandra Olgin July 13, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court: Immunity Law Doesn't Apply In DUI Suspect's Death Associated Press July 10, 2015